This page provides information on community resources that can offer legal assistance and referrals. These organizations can address a different mix of general and specific legal issues. This page is organized into these sections based on the type of legal services they provide:
Neighborhood Legal Clinics
Free, limited legal advice and referrals to King County residents and Washington State residents with legal issues in King County who might otherwise have no access to the legal system. Consultations are offered by phone, some in-person appointments may be available in various locations
- Neighborhood Legal Clinics website (Includes an online intake form.)
- Call: 206-267-7070. Follow the voicemail prompts.
Northwest Justice Project
Free legal assistance for low-income individuals and families to help address housing, family safety, income security, health care, and education.
- Northwest Justice Project
- Apply on-line: https://nwjustice.org/apply-online
- CLEAR Hotline:
- CLEAR Hotline | Northwest Justice Project
- Call: 2-1-1 (King County) or 1-888-201-1014 (outside of King County)
American Civil Liberties Union - Washington Information & Referral Program
Focusing on civil rights and civil liberties; provides legal information and referrals to organizations and attorneys that may be able to assist you.
- Get Help By | ACLU of Washington
- Call: 206.624.2180
Solid Ground’s Tenant Services
Legal information and referrals to low-income tenants in King County facing eviction or struggling with rental issues.
- For Tenants - Solid Ground
- Call: 206-694-6767 Tenant Services Message Line
Catholic Community Services Tenant Law Center
Free legal assistance to qualifying low-income persons in Seattle facing eviction.
- Tenant Law Center - Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington
- Call: 206-580-0762 or 206-324-6890
Northwest Justice Project
Among other services, NJP offers support for those facing eviction.
- Eviction Help | Northwest Justice Project
- Call: 1-855-657-8387
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)
Direct legal services in support of immigrants, asylum-seekers and refugees, regardless of immigration status (primarily for low-income individuals).
- Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
- Call: 206-587-4009 or 1-800-445-5771
Seattle-King County Immigrant Legal Defense Network
If you (or someone you know) are an immigrant in detention, facing deportation, or at risk because of immigration status, members of this network may be able to help you.
- Seattle-King County Immigrant Legal Defense Network
- Legal Defense Network Flyer
- Call: 206-727-8515
QLaw Foundation LGBTQ2S+ and Transgender Legal Clinics
The QLaw Foundation Legal Clinics are drop-in clinics that offer free consultation with a volunteer attorney. Attorneys help clients understand their legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals.
Fair Work Center
Provides a civil legal aid clinic for workers in employment law cases; the clinic is operated in partnership with Seattle University and the University of Washington schools of law.
- Fair Work Center website
- Call: 1-844-485-1195
Unemployment Law Project
Legal counseling and representation at legal hearings for persons denied unemployment benefits.
- Unemployment Law Project
- Call: 206-441-9178 or 1-888-441-9178